Joe Morton is an American stage, television, and film actor, best known for his Emmy awarded role as Eli Pope in the television series "Scandal". He studied Drama at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.

Joe Morton is an American stage, television, and film actor, best known for his Emmy awarded role as Eli Pope in the television series "Scandal". He studied Drama at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 90

Birthday 1947-10-18

Place of Birth Harlem, New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Joseph Thomas Morton, Jr.
  • Joseph Thomas Morton
  • Joseph Morton

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2020 Cyborg as Sillas Stone
2018 God Friended Me (19 episodes) as Artthur Finer
2017 Justice League as Silas Stone
2016 Brett Gelman's Dinner in America as Himself
2016 All the Way as Roy Wilkins
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Silas Stone
2015 Proof (10 episodes) as Dr. Charles Russell
2015 Grace and Frankie (13 episodes) as Jason
2015 Cleveland Abduction as Agent Solano
2013 Home
2012 Coma (2 episodes) as Nelson
2009 White Collar (1 episode) as Kyle Bancroft
2009 The Good Wife (10 episodes) as Daniel Golden
2009 Warehouse 13 (1 episode) as Reverend John Hill
2008 The Line as Hodges
2008 Grand Central as Narrator
2008 Lifelines as Dr. Livingston
2007 Badland as Max
2007 American Gangster as Charlie Williams
2006 Brothers and Sisters (2 episodes) as Peter Madsen
2006 Eureka (87 episodes) as Henry Deacon
2006 Numb3rs (1 episode)
2006 The Night Listener as Ashe
2005 E-Ring (22 episodes) as Steven Algazi
2005 Lenny The Wonder Dog as Dr. Island
2005 Stealth as Capt. Dick Marshfield
2005 Back in the Day as Reverend Packer
2004 House (1 episode) as Senator Tom Wright
2004 Boston Legal (1 episode)
2004 CSI: NY (2 episodes)
2004 The Jury (1 episode)
2003 Paycheck as Agent Dodge
2003 Thoughtcrimes as Jon Harper
2002 Dragonfly as Hugh Campbell
2001 Ali as Chauncey Eskridge
2001 Smallville (4 episodes) as Dr. Steven Hamilton
2000 Bounce as Jim Willer
2000 What Lies Beneath as Dr. Drayton
1999 Y2K as Martin Lowell
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1999 The Astronaut's Wife as Sherman Reese
1998 Apt Pupil as Dan Richler
1998 Mercy Point (8 episodes) as Dr. Grote Maxwell
1998 Blues Brothers 2000 as Cab Chamberlain
1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control as Lt. Herb 'Mac' McMahon
1997 Prince Street (6 episodes)
1997 The Practice (1 episode)
1997 Miss Evers' Boys as Dr. Sam Brodus
1996 Lone Star as Del
1996 Executive Decision as Sergeant 'Cappy' Matheny
1995 New York News (13 episodes)
1995 Under One Roof (6 episodes) as Ron Langston
1995 The Walking Dead as Sgt. Barkley
1994 Touched by an Angel (2 episodes)
1994 New York Undercover (1 episode)
1994 Speed as Capt. McMahon
1994 The Inkwell as Kenny Tate
1993 The X-Files (1 episode)
1993 TriBeCa (7 episodes)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (2 episodes)
1992 Forever Young as Cameron
1992 Of Mice and Men as Crooks
1992 Legacy of Lies as Samuel Flowers
1991 City of Hope as Winn
1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day as Dr. Miles Bennett Dyson
1990 Law & Order (5 episodes) as Attorney Leon Chiles
1990 The Lost Platoon as World War II soldier
1990 Equal Justice (27 episodes)
1990 Challenger as Dr. Ronald McNair
1988 Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami as Tandy
1988 American Experience (8 episodes) as Narrator (voice)
1988 Zelly and Me as Earl
1988 Alone in the Neon Jungle as Ken Fraker
1987 Stranded as Sheriff McMahon
1987 A Different World (7 episodes)
1986 Crossroads as Scratch's Assistant
1985 Trouble in Mind as Solo
1985 The Equalizer (4 episodes)
1984 The Brother from Another Planet as The Brother
1982 The Killing Hour as Detective Rich
1982 Nature (1 episode)
1979 ...And Justice for All as Prison Doctor
1978 Watch Your Mouth (1 episode) as Mr. Raymond Geeter
1977 Between the Lines as Ahmed
1976 What's Happening!! (1 episode)
1975 Grady (10 episodes) as Hal Marshall
1974 NOVA (2 episodes) as Narrator (1 episode) as Additional Narration
1972 M*A*S*H (1 episode)
1972 Sanford and Son (1 episode)


2018 God Friended Me (1 episode)Director
2012 Scandal (1 episode)Director
2006 Eureka (3 episodes)Director

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